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Lorine Behr


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Scientific Career

Since 03/2020 Research Assistant and Doctoral Candidate at the ZEU, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
11/2019 - 02/2020  Freelancer at the ZEU, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
10/2017 - 09/2019 MSc. Climate and Environmental Change at Johannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz
08/2018 - 12/2018

ERASMUS semester abroad at Göteborgs universitet, Faculty of Science, Gothenburg/Sweden

Master thesis: “Mediterranean Overflow Waters: present and future characteristics in CMIP5 models and their potential impacts on North Atlantic deep-water formation”, Prof. Jan Esper and Dr. Céline Heuzé in cooperation with the University of Gothenburg, Sweden

07/2017 - 08/2017 Working student at Centre on Climate Change and Adaption (Hessian Agency for Nature Conservation, Environment and Geology, HLNUG), Wiesbaden
10/2016 - 03/2018 Student assistant at Department of Geography, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
10/2013 - 12/2016 

BSc. Geography at Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen

Bachelor thesis: “Hydrological climate change projections for the Mediterranean Sea – Assessment of potential impacts on Mediterranean Outflow Waters and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation”, Prof. Jürg Luterbacher and Dr. Elena Xoplaki


Further Information

Affiliation Member of ZEU | Doctoral Candidate | Research Assistant
Supervision Prof. Jürg Luterbacher, Dr. Elena Xoplaki
Focus Area Climate & Environmental Change
Fields of Interest
  • Marine and terrestrial compound extremes in the Mediterranean
  • Marine heatwaves
  • Ocean dynamics
  • Climate Modelling
  • Mediterranean Overflow Waters
  • Climate Change impacts
Project Involvement
  • Behr, L., N. Luther, S. A. Josey, J. Luterbacher, S. Wagner, and E. Xoplaki, 2022: On the Representation of Mediterranean Overflow Waters in Global Climate Models. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 52, 1397–1413,

Please check these newspaper articles on the current and previous year marine heatwaves in the Mediterranean Sea